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Synonyms for jolly

Noun

1. jolly, party
usage: a happy party
2. jolly boat, jolly, yawl
usage: a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work

Verb

1. kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride
usage: be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"

Adjective

1. gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry, mirthful, joyous (vs. joyless)
usage: full of or showing high-spirited merriment; "when hearts were young and gay"; "a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company"- Wordsworth; "the jolly crowd at the reunion"; "jolly old Saint Nick"; "a jovial old gentleman"; "have a merry Christmas"; "peals of merry laughter"; "a mirthful laugh"

Adverb

1. reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably
usage: to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
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